antistaphylococcic

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an·ti·staph·y·lo·coc·cic

(an'tē-staf'i-lō-kok'sik),
Antagonistic to staphylococci or their toxins.

antistaphylococcic

, antistaphylococcal (an″tī″staf″ĭ-lō-kok′sik) (kok′ăl) [ anti- + staphylococc(us) + -ic]
Destructive to staphylococci.
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With the introduction of semisynthetic antistaphylococcal penicillins, the first of which was methicillin in 1959, the second wave of resistance emerged with methicillin-resistant S.
They also presented an analysis of antistaphylococcal efficacy in a mouse peritonitis model of systemic infection, in which TXA709 was associated with enhanced (two- to four-fold greater) in vivo efficacy against both methicillin-sensitive S.
Considering the low EGCG toxicity and low effective in vitro concentrations together with supportive data on its transdermal absorption and accumulation in body tissues, we suggest EGCG as a promising compound for the development of new antistaphylococcal formulations, especially for the treatment of minor staphylococcal skin and skin structure infections.
2) Isolates are often resistant to cephalosporins, penicillin, ampicillin, and antistaphylococcal penicillins, and they are universally resistant to vancomycin and rifampin.
Howden BP, Grayson ML: Dumb and dumber--the potential waste of a useful antistaphylococcal agent: emerging fusidic acid resistance in Staphylococcus aureus.
Typically, antimicrobial agents include antistaphylococcal penicillins or the cephalosporins.
Antistaphylococcal and cytotoxic compounds from Hyptis pectinata.
aureus is identified and the patient will respond to an antiseptic shampoo and a five-day course of an appropriate antistaphylococcal therapy.
Presently, there is a need for reconsideration of empiric antistaphylococcal antibiotic selection for seriously ill patients with suspected community-associated S.
She completed 18 months of INH/ethambutol and a lengthy course of antistaphylococcal therapy.
Cubicin (6 mg/kg IV once daily) was as effective as the standard of care: combination intravenous therapy with antistaphylococcal semisynthetic penicillin (2 g every 4 hours) or vancomycin (1 g every 12 hours), both with initial low-dose gentamicin.